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1  off the shoulder pencil dress in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by mimi007 on: April 04, 2014 02:53:14 PM
I've got a wedding to go to in the next two weeks and I wasn't finding what I wanted in stores
so i made this, it's stretch taffeta!

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2  Knits, Prints and all that's nice! *image heavy* in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by mimi007 on: March 29, 2014 11:56:01 PM
So, its been a while since i've posted far less sewn anything! but my local fabric store had a massive sale!
let me know your thoughts, and any questions feel free to ask! They're all knit fabric












mind the bra! Embarrassed







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3  Re: One shoulder , hi low dress! in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by mimi007 on: July 12, 2012 09:30:24 AM
aww beth lemme see if I could help u out,

for the top part i cut the four of it, because I wanted it lined..I  used a stretch cotton for the top, i made sure to use a sleeveless top to trace for the armhole. if you happen to have a one shoulder top laying around even better

stitched the straps, the side with the armhole and the other side i pinned to adjust, then cut off the excess and added my zip.

I cut the back and front pieces for the skirt, stitched the hems and stitched the sides together, leaving an inch at the top to fold over

between the top and the skirt is black elastic about a 2 inch band.  I sewed the elastic upside down on the outside of the top, therefore when u turn it over it looks neat and you see no thread/ stitches and vice versa with skirt, pleating it, to give it the nice bouncy-ish effect with my elastic and the end!

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4  One shoulder , hi low dress! SORT OF TUTE Added lol in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by mimi007 on: July 12, 2012 03:06:56 AM
So its been while since I've posted! Heck since i've even sewn! But a bout of insomnia brought this cute lil dress!! Sewed it in 3 and half hours, no pattern really, just plain old averaging. The pics were taken before I added on my clip to the top of the zip and fully ironed.

Enjoy!


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5  My Summer Sewing Projects Part2!!!!!!! UPDATED!!!! in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by mimi007 on: June 17, 2010 08:21:45 AM
My Pride and Joy!!!
Behold..........






so I made this dress from the contour bust dress tutorial!http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=317017.0
I used bluck gingham check! and some 100% cotton mymond had lying around!!! I also did some shirring on the
 back of the dress!



I also made this sexy number out of an oversized men's tshirt! and i added this button for the arm straps.

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6  Just Wanted To Share My Bags!!! .:Image Heavy:. in Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General by mimi007 on: June 01, 2010 07:37:39 PM
So I make bags and I just wanted to share some of my collection with you guys!! Cheesy

denim mini handbag ( make from recycled pair of my brother's levi's lmao)


the princess wristlet


the jolie mini clutch


the flirt tote


and these are drawstring pouches and waist pouches that I make for carnival ( I live in Trinidad and Tobago, carnival is kinda like Rio!!!). I got the waist pouch tutorial from crafster many moons ago lol!!!







I've made a lot of bags!!! lol if you ever want to see more just check my facebook page albums
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Tacarigua-Trinidad-and-Tobago/Bags-By-Mimi/82675453266?v=photos


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7  My Summer Sewing Projects UPDATED 6/6/2010 in Clothing: Completed Projects: General by mimi007 on: May 31, 2010 09:14:20 PM
So basically I've been home bored so here are some projects i've completed


this lovely blue flower asymmetrically tiered taffeta dress  I sewed for a wedding i'm going to!
I will definitely do a tutorial on the flower this week and make a neat clutch purse to accompany it!












this lil dress recon I did for my niece! I bought this dress in a hurry about two or three years ago and it couldnt fit at the top, so i decided to cut the skirt of it and make a new top for her!  she's loving it! ps  she's crazy..cant you tell?

 







This was a recon from a f21 dress and a denim skirt I sew that was too huge!


what do you guys think? Huh
BTW Im looking for a good dress form, any suggestions?
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